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Eco-Defenders Resolve to Monitor Ogoni Clean-up

Eco-Defenders Resolve to Monitor Ogoni Clean-Up

On the implementation of the clean-up, the consultative meeting noted that the Federal Government has demonstrated significant commitment in commencing the clean-up of Ogoniland in response to the recommendations of the UNEP Report.

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Opaqueness of Environmental Information in India

The poor record of public and private sector industries across sectors to submit the mandatory environmental information on an annual basis reveals the shortcomings of the existing environmental regulatory process. 51 more words


"...but did you see what she was wearing?"

“I mean, what did she expect, dressing like that?”

“She shouldn’t have had so much to drink.”

“She was asking for it.”

If you’ve been moderately engaged/informed in social politics over the past few years, you’ve probably heard of the concept of “victim blaming.”  It’s exactly what it sounds like – when the victim of an accident or crime is blamed for the act committed against them.   945 more words

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Donald Trump addresses NASA and new media in his first Reddit AMA

As promised, Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump hit Reddit tonight for a spirited  — though not on the official /IAmA subreddit — AMA. The session was light on policy specifics, but the candidate (also casually referred to as “God Emperor” by some participants), managed to answer 13 questions on topics ranging from NASA (pro) to media bias (against), three more than President Obama offered in… 837 more words


Penn State M.A. program promotes social justice

Following the national trend of public colleges including social justice courses in their graduation requirements, Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg now offers an entire degree on the subject. 447 more words


Donald Trump irresponsibly asks Russia to find Hillary Clinton’s missing emails

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wants to steal some of the Democratic Party’s spotlight during the Democratic Convention with yet another puzzling declaration. At a press conference… 487 more words


Z l z#DNCinPHL: Day 4

Yesterday my delegate tickets disappeared. The PA Dem Party scrambled to find a replacement. So I was unable to attend Tuesday morning’s events. This morning, the were able to get me a pass for today and are working on tomorrow’s pass. 2,724 more words

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